Indigenous Intern

<strong>The British Columbia Maritime Employers Association (BCMEA) is an unaccredited employers association currently consisting of fifty-seven member companies which consists of ship owners, bulk operators, stevedores, general cargo and containers. We believe in achieving long term sustainable results by supporting and investing in our employees.</strong>

Vancouver, BC

BC Maritime Employers Association

<h3 style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px 0px 12px; font-family: acumin-pro, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: start; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: 2; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; text-decoration-style: initial; text-decoration-color: initial;"><span style="font-size: 16px;"><strong><span style="font-family: acumin-pro, Arial, sans-serif; font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: start; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: 2; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; text-decoration-style: initial; text-decoration-color: initial; float: none; display: inline !important;">There are a thousand moving parts on the waterfront. We bring them all together. We help British Columbia&rsquo;s ports run more efficiently by finding and training the right talent to work on them.</span></strong></span><br /><br /><strong>We represent approximately 54 waterfront employers and, by extension, the more than 6,000 men and women who work for them. Our members are ship owners and agents, stevedores and port masters, container and cruise ship terminal operators. We help optimize our members&rsquo; operations by adding our expertise in labour relations, safety &amp; training, and recruiting.</strong></h3> <h4 style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; font-family: acumin-pro, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: start; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: 2; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; text-decoration-style: initial; text-decoration-color: initial;"><strong>BCMEA member companies are a vital part of the BC economy and a mainstay of the coastal community. Operating 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, our partners move 60 million tonnes of goods worth $53 billion around the globe every year.&nbsp;</strong></h4> http://www.bcmea.com/

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12 Months Starting January 2019

Overview: <p>As part of the Indigenous Intern Leadership Program (IILP), BCMEA is seeking an Indigenous Intern to join our company for 12 months starting in January 2019. Reporting to the HR Manager, the intern will work in each of the following departments in our organization:</p> <ul> <li>Human Resources</li> <li>Labor Relations</li> <li>Dispatch</li> <li>Training</li> <li>Accounting</li> </ul> <p>The Indigenous Intern Leadership program is open to graduates from all BC post-secondary institutions. The aim of the program is to introduce post-secondary graduates to the business fundamentals of BCMEA which will be achieved through a rotation in each of the above listed departments.</p> <p>The ideal candidate will be a lifelong learner who is looking for an opportunity to build their career, while gaining exposure to the thriving Maritime industry in BC.</p>
Responsibilities: <p><strong>Responsibilities: </strong></p> <ul> <li>Assist with the administration, coordination and logistical efforts of special projects as required</li> <li>Provide information to internal and external contacts via email, phone and in person</li> <li>Administer the BCMEA Human Resources Information systems and maintain updated employee information</li> </ul>
Requirements: <p><strong>Skills and Attributes:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Strong IT skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office, primarily Work and Excel</li> <li>Ability to work collaboratively as a member of a team and establish positive working relationships</li> <li>Ability to exercise tact and discretion in dealing with confidential and sensitive information</li> </ul> <p><strong>Education &amp; Experience:&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;</strong></p> <ul> <li>Post-Secondary education in Business, Psychology, Human Resources or similar</li> <li>1 to 2 years&rsquo; experience in an administrative or customer service role &nbsp;</li> <li>Ability to work under pressure and deliver against tight deadlines</li> <li>Fully proficient in all Microsoft Office applications and strong IT skills</li> <li>Outstanding oral and written communications skills</li> <li>Excellent planning, prioritization, and organizational skills</li> </ul>